08 May What Really Matters
Motives & Intentions are everything. It really does matter…what you do, what you say, how you treat others, and what you think.
At the end of the day and at the end of one’s lifetime, what is truly important? How much you checked off your to-do list? How much money you made? How much fame you had? We all know we should “stop and smell the roses” but do we REALLY know that?
What really matters is that you follow that, at first, glimmer of excitement, that “what if” spark, that thing that makes you so joyful about life you could dance-around-for-days. What really matters is that you are kind to others with your words, and that you’re honest. What really matters is that you treat everyone equally. Everyone is a few steps away from being the person on Speer Blvd holding a sign, in need of food and shelter. What really matters is that your thoughts are forgiving, full of love, and non-judgmental.
I love what I do because I help others feel good in their bodies and in their minds. I have a massage practice, a massage school, and an aesthetics school. I truly feel blessed to be doing what I love, following my passions.
I know it can seem difficult and unreal sometimes, the idea of doing what you want and what you love. Does that exist? Can that exist? I know it can, as long as you’re following your calling.
One of my favorite quotes from Paulo Coelho’s The Alchemist, “When you really want something to happen, the whole world conspires to help you achieve it.”
The world thrives upon your happiness with it and within it.
To conclude, the above picture is of my bed side table, covered with things that are special to me–stones, fabrics, and colors that uplift, encourage, motive, and inspire me. The mala necklace at the bottom of the picture is Pink Carnelian, which helps to ground & anchor me in the present moment, as well as bring motivation and creativity. All of these items have been gifts from friends. At the end of a busy day and at the beginning of another one, these items remind me of the important things, of What Really Matters.
Thank you for being part of our community. You’re a blessing, and we love having you learn from us and receive from us. I hope that each time you’re at my school, you feel better about yourself, physically, emotionally, and spiritually.
Kap Kun Kah (thank you!),
Hillary O. Hilliard, Director/Founder/Trouble Maker